Are We the Loneliest Generation? (Ep. 263)


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Technology has brought us all closer together than ever before, but something feels off. Are we lonelier than previous generations?

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  • 0:05:13 - Forming deeper and more meaningful friendships
  • 0:14:00 - Escaping to the online world and people who don't share your interests
  • 0:23:26 - Sponsor: Audible (Listening to audiobooks)
  • 0:27:51 - Connecting with other people
  • 0:29:53 - Feeling like you're making a valuable and direct contribution
  • 0:46:20 - How lack of discomfort has made us more timid
  • 0:56:57 - Recap and conclusion

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